LCVP - Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme



LCVP is a Senior Cycle Programme of the Department of Education and Skills, designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate (established). The programme combines the virtues of academic study with a new and dynamic focus on self-directed learning, enterprise, work and the community. Young people taking the LCVP have a unique opportunity to develop their interpersonal, vocational and technological skills. These skills are equally relevant to the needs of of those preparing for further education, seeking employment or planning to commence their own businesssometime in the future.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)


LCVP Introduction to Link Modules


This evening workshop is aimed at Link Modules teachers and Co-ordinators of LCVP


This workshop will explore

  • preparation of the portfolio
  • teaching and learning in the LCVP 
  • assessment and evaluation in the LCVP


Please circulate to any new Link Modules teachers in your school


Participants are advised to bring a fully charged device (laptop/tablet)

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis so book early to avoid disappointment

Book your place online only at


Sligo is now cancelled, sorry for the inconvenience.




LCVP Case Study Workshops March/April 2019


LCVP Case Study 2019 - Ballytiernan Community Co-operative


LCVP Case Study 2019 Resources

Please find link to case study resources


LCVP Resources 


LCVP Resources


State Examination Commission Circular S09/19

New Arrangments for the Submission of the LCVP Link Modules, Portfolio of Coursework, for 2019 


Register for Updates - LCVP Teachers   


Register your details with the PDST LCVP so that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information please complete this form





Subject Analysis Spreadsheet


Click here to download a copy of the 2019 subject analysis spreadsheet for Link Modules


LCVP New School - Application Form


If you are considering introducing the LCVP in your school, please complete the application form.




Coordinators/Teachers Planning Template



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This is a draft planning template to help you keep your resources together and you can edit, delete and add to.


Frequently Asked Questions
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Past Case Studies



Click here to download a copy of this booklet

Careers Skills Competition


Click here to find information about the career skills competition


New - LCVP Games

Please click on the links below to access a number of games based on the LCVP


CV and Action Plan


Career Investigation and Summary Report


Work Experience and Recorded Interview


Enterprise Report and My Own Place


How to create your own games

NEW CAO Points Scale


LCVP New Grades

Distinction H4  
Merit H6 O2
Pass   O4


NEW CAO Points ScaleINUO


Overview of the LCVP


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For additional information about LCVP, click here


Refresher Workshop Presentation


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Teaching the LCVP
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To avail of school based support for  LCVPFollow this link to our online school based support application form. 



CareersPortal:  Please click here. A website to assist LCVP students with their career investigation and work placement preparation.


Work Experience: Please click here. Looking for work placements, apply online to the above website provided by CareersPortal.


Enterprise Manual: Please click here. Enterprise resource.




Administrator: Esther Herlihy,  Tel:  +353 46 9078382 , Fax: +353 46 9078385